Opelika is a city located in Lee County, Alabama. It is a part of the Auburn-Opelika Metropolitan Area and is situated in the eastern part of the state. The city has a rich history dating back to the mid-1800s and is home to several historic sites and landmarks.
Historic Downtown Opelika is enjoying a return to the center of life in Opelika following a major renovation project that has restored the buildings and streets into a shopping district with a turn of the 20th century flair. The Opelika Main Street, Inc. program has contributed to the success of Opelika's downtown revitalization. Now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Downtown Opelika is filled with a variety of specialty shops, galleries, antique stores and restaurants.